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Singapore takes serious action against selling tobacco to minors

The Director of the Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Norman Chong, released a statement on Singaporean newspaper, The Straits Times, saying that serious action will...

Five UK surveys suggest that e-cig use remains low amongst teens

The report titled Young People’s Use of E-Cigarettes across the United Kingdom: Findings from Five Surveys 2015–2017, was published earlier this month in The...

NYC increases cigarette prices by 24%

“Even though tobacco is a leading cause of premature death across the country, Big Tobacco will stop at nothing to hook people on these...

Canada needs to follow in the US’s footsteps, says Public Health Expert

“Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives,” said Sweanor last week...
PMI IQOS

Philip Morris announced that 3 million smokers have switched to iQOS

Last year PMI made headlines when Andre Calantzopoulos, the company’s CEO said that he would like “to work with governments towards the “phase-out” of...
Thailand vaping

Asia steps up anti-vaping enforcement; US academics jump the shark

Feds waste $200,000 on Twitter vaping study Despite the US government moving to cut public spending in the face of a spiralling deficit, the National...

FDA’s tobacco plan opens “pathway to new product innovations”

"We've opened up a pathway to new product innovations that we think can potentially provide nicotine to people who still want to enjoy satisfying...

NHIS 2016 vaping data lacks crucial details

The report titled, QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Who Ever Used an E-cigarette† and Percentage Who Currently Use E-cigarettes,§ by Age Group — National Health...

Survey from Indiana shows that e-cigarette use is on the decline

The 27th Indiana Youth Survey, was conducted by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana University’s School of Public Health-Bloomington and was partly funded...

Government-funded study spreads misinformation about smokeless tobacco

The study was conducted by Annah Wyss of the National Institute of Environment Health Science and 20 government-funded coauthors, and the results suggested that...
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